Windows has detected an Internet attack attempt...

Posted on 2007-07-23
Last Modified: 2008-06-04

I get this popup

Windows Security Alert
Windows has detected an Internet attack attempt...
Somebody's trying to infect your PC with spyware or harmful
viruses. Run full system scan now to protect your PC from
Internet attacks, hijacking attempts and spyware! Click here
to download spyware remover for total protection.

How can i solve this issue.

Question by:bsharath
    LVL 9

    Expert Comment

    Hello bsharath,
    Click the X to close the window and don't visit that website again. I have only seen that pop up when visiting certain sites. That is not a real MS warning.


    LVL 11

    Author Comment

    Yes i know but this goes on poping every 5 min.
    LVL 65

    Accepted Solution

    a malware infection!

    please download and install SuperAntiSpyware

    install and update it, and then run a scan in safemode, and let it to clean everything it finds.
    check if the popup is still there?

    if yes then download hijackthis

    scan and save a log file, post the log here >>
    Analyse, and then post the link to the saved HJT log here.
    LVL 9

    Expert Comment

    LVL 1

    Expert Comment


    When you enter a website, the owner knows your IP.
    He/She can use it to send you messages via the Windows Messenger.
    If you keep getting error messages, try the following:

    Go to Start>Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Services

    Find "Messenger" or "Windows Messenger"

    Double click on it. Find a button labeled "Stop" and click it.

    Select "Disabled" in the Start Mode list.

    Click OK (or Accept) and your should have been solved.


    LVL 4

    Expert Comment

    Download the tool and run it.
    Save the report and Post it here.
    I will try to let you know wich files you'll have to delete.
    LVL 1

    Expert Comment

    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
    Scan saved at 5:10:33 PM, on 1/5/2008
    Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
    Boot mode: Normal

    Running processes:
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
    C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
    C:\Program Files\Huawei\MT882\dslagent.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
    C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\rnathchk.exe
    C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Orbitdownloader\orbitdm.exe
    C:\Program Files\Orbitdownloader\orbitnet.exe
    C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
    R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\PROGRA~1\YAHOO!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
    O2 - BHO: - {000123B4-9B42-4900-B3F7-F4B073EFC214} - C:\Program Files\Orbitdownloader\orbitcth.dll
    O2 - BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\PROGRA~1\YAHOO!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
    O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
    O2 - BHO: BDEX System - {1AC7107A-938F-4347-864C-C51E49EC586E} - C:\WINDOWS\dxpvqlmtqn.dll
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {1E8A6170-7264-4D0F-BEAE-D42A53123C75} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\coShared\Browser\1.7\NppBho.dll
    O2 - BHO: Yahoo! IE Services Button - {5BAB4B5B-68BC-4B02-94D6-2FC0DE4A7897} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\yiesrvc.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\PROGRA~1\YAHOO!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: Show Norton Toolbar - {90222687-F593-4738-B738-FBEE9C7B26DF} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\coShared\Browser\1.7\UIBHO.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLAGENTEXE] C:\Program Files\Huawei\MT882\dslagent.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe -osboot
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [osCheck] "C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\osCheck.exe"
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Yahoo! Pager] "C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe" -quiet
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &Download by Orbit - res://C:\Program Files\Orbitdownloader\orbitmxt.dll/201
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &Grab video by Orbit - res://C:\Program Files\Orbitdownloader\orbitmxt.dll/204
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Do&wnload selected by Orbit - res://C:\Program Files\Orbitdownloader\orbitmxt.dll/203
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Down&load all by Orbit - res://C:\Program Files\Orbitdownloader\orbitmxt.dll/202
    O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
    O9 - Extra button: Yahoo! Services - {5BAB4B5B-68BC-4B02-94D6-2FC0DE4A7897} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\yiesrvc.dll
    O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
    O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O16 - DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} (Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool) -
    O16 - DPF: {30528230-99f7-4bb4-88d8-fa1d4f56a2ab} (Installation Support) - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\Yinsthelper.dll
    O16 - DPF: {CF40ACC5-E1BB-4AFF-AC72-04C2F616BCA7} (get_atlcom Class) -
    O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{8940116A-3FD9-4905-9887-C88D1DED8947}: NameServer =,
    O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{9B7E076F-3804-4136-A1B7-D515AE1BC1B7}: NameServer =,
    O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{AF7A30D9-C156-4798-A985-F9A4916BBC42}: NameServer =
    O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: NameServer =
    O17 - HKLM\System\CS2\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: NameServer =
    O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: NameServer =
    O21 - SSODL: ampkfst - {05A5F84B-4CA7-43F3-9E02-66B0692F829A} - C:\WINDOWS\ampkfst.dll
    O21 - SSODL: bklgvsf - {77BCC86B-A91D-453D-B792-14E632B3DE82} - C:\WINDOWS\bklgvsf.dll
    O23 - Service: Automatic LiveUpdate Scheduler - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
    O23 - Service: Symantec Event Manager (ccEvtMgr) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
    O23 - Service: Symantec Settings Manager (ccSetMgr) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
    O23 - Service: Symantec Lic NetConnect service (CLTNetCnService) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
    O23 - Service: COM Host (comHost) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\VAScanner\comHost.exe
    O23 - Service: Google Updater Service (gusvc) - Google - C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
    O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\1150\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
    O23 - Service: Symantec IS Password Validation (ISPwdSvc) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\isPwdSvc.exe
    O23 - Service: LiveUpdate - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\LUCOMS~1.EXE
    O23 - Service: Symantec Core LC - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
    O23 - Service: Symantec AppCore Service (SymAppCore) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe

    End of file - 6875 bytes

    Expert Comment

    Hello is your task manager and regedit both disabled?


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